Just a few days after illegal music-streaming service Grooveshark apologized and shut down, a mysterious person identified only as “Shark” reconstituted the site at Grooveshark.io.
In response, the major record labels appear to have obtained a temporary restraining order wresting away that domain name. According to Torrentfreak, the labels filed a lawsuit under seal in New York federal court. The site reports that US District Judge Deborah Batts issued a seizure order “directed at the site’s operators, hosting providers, and domain registrar NameCheap.”
NameCheap appears to have quickly complied, and the grooveshark.io Web address no longer functions.
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